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Vintage Baby Set


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  • Stranded

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Not long ago, most infants took their naps on the porch, in their bassinets or prams. My mum had such a pram that I took leisurely naps in among the fresh air and warm sun. The Vintage Baby Set was created as a throw back to that time when little ones needed a complete outfit to keep them warm and dry. It features an easy fair isle pattern and a twisted rib bodice on the cardigan for an heirloom feel. Cardigan: Body is worked from the bottom up, flat, seamed at the shoulders. Sleeves are worked flat, seamed and sewn into place. Leggings: Leggings have a folded waistband with an I-cord tie, knit seamlessly, in the round. Short rows across backside with a gusset. Each leg is worked seamlessly, in the round. Bonnet: Bonnet is worked from the forehead to the crowd, seamlessly and flat. Chin strap is in garter stitch. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic increases and decreases twisted stitches for upper body on sweater fair isle / stranded knitting knitting in the round (leggings) GAUGE 24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch with US 2.5 (3mm) needles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 3, 6, 12, 18, 24 months Finished Chest sizes: 18, 19, 20, 21, 22" Finished Hip Sizes: 16" 20" 20.75" 23.25" 24" PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Yarn Love Marianne Dashwood

Supplies Needed

  • Sport weight yarn - 550 [680, 800, 920, 1030] yards 505 [625, 735, 845, 945] meters
  • 16-20 yards of 2 contrast colours
  • US 2.5 (3mm) circular needles

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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and classic garments for children :)